El Clasico: Captain Sergio Ramos salvages Real Madrid pride at Barcelona

The draw helped Madrid maintained a six-point advantage at the to top of La Liga table ahead of the defending champions.

By Jayanta Oinam | Last Updated: Dec 04, 2016, 09:17 AM IST
El Clasico: Captain Sergio Ramos salvages Real Madrid pride at Barcelona

New Delhi: Real Madrid returned with one point from Nou Camp as the captain of the visiting team scored 90th minute in the season's first El Clasico against Barcelona.

A 53rd minute header from Luis Suarez from a Neymar free-kick had given the home side the lead but they failed to make the most of the chances and ended up sharing the spoils.

Madrid's own goal came in similar fashion as Ramos charged in to head Luka Modric's free kick to stunned the a vociferous crowd at the iconic stadium.

The draw helped Madrid maintained a six-point advantage at the to top of La Liga table ahead of the defending champions.

Zinedine Zidane's side has 34 points with 10 wins and four draws, while Barca' 28 from eight wins and four draws is a point more that Sevilla's 27, who are in third.

Atletico Madrid (25) and Villarreal (23) make up the top five, after having played 14 games each.

For the visiting side, it also meant that they have extended their unbeaten run to 33 consecutive matches.